What Will It Take?

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In Beijing, China, the International Olympics Committee told the Chinese government to ease up on their treatment of people. The Chinese government, in turn, invites …

A Better Class of Criminal

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Imagine a viable presidential candidate 75-100% funded by the people. Not that that’s going to happen for a generation or two, but let’s imagine that …

The Politics of Access

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All the popular blogs are doing it.From: What Privileges Do You Have? – based on an exercise about class and privilege developed by Will Barratt, …

My Ballot or My Bullet

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      Shocked? Bewildered? You shouldn’t be. Outside of Dennis Kucinich, I haven’t been impressed with any of the candidates really. I’ve disbanded myself …

Bob and Weave

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I’ve been tagged by JD to do the 7 Things Meme. I really thought I got hit with this meme, but it was really the …

Hooray Accountability …

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I like sitting down listening to Beatles’ “Strawberry Fields Forever” and thinking whether they had a worry in the world while smoking their drugs in …

Toy Soldiers

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Every morning, I’m usually in the class, setting my board up for my homeroom class, who also happens to be my first period class on …

Take a Bow

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I’m not sure if I still have a couple of sports fans reading, but notice how as soon as the Red Sox won the World …

Incalculable

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Every year, sometime in September, teachers and administrators get a huge stack of papers describing to us exactly how our kids performed in the 2-3 …

1,572 Since Mission Accomplished

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Keith Olbermann of MSNBC’s “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” signs off his show with, “That is Countdown for this, the _ _ _ _ th day …